Texas Jiffy Lube Owners Underpay Workers, Suit Says

By John Petrick (February 19, 2019, 7:20 PM EST) -- A technician for a Texas Jiffy Lube has accused its owners of docking her pay for lunch hours even when she worked through them and denying her time-and-a-half overtime pay required under law in a proposed class action filed Monday in Texas federal court.

Chresha Johnson, who has worked since 2017 as a lube technician, also says in her suit that she complained to company officials at Heartland Automotive Services Inc. and Team Car Care Inc., co-owners of Jiffy Lube stores throughout Austin, Texas, but her concerns were ignored.

"Defendants had a policy of docking their lube techs for lunch, even...

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